Where to be during Innovation Week

August 31, 2015 | no comments

Birmingham’s Innovation Week (Aug 31-Sept 4) is upon us and there are so many things to do and places to be. We have a few suggestions for events of interest this week:

TUESDAY, SEPT 1: Shameless plug for an event we organized!

Brewing Innovation

Join TechBirmingham and Good People Brewing Co. for a tour, talk and tasting to hear how these local brewers made advancements in the beer industry. It’s free! Register

Time: 10:30 a.m. – Noon

Venue: Good People Brewing, 114 14th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233



BBA Business@Sunset at Southern Research’s Engineering Research Center

Connect with Birmingham business leaders and gain potential business referrals from diverse industries at this unique Birmingham Business Alliance Business@Sunset event, sponsored by America’s First Federal Credit Union and hosted by Southern Research.

Southern Research is a the world-class scientific and engineering research organization headquartered in Birmingham. It will host this event following an informational session about the life-changing and innovative work it is doing here in Alabama. Bring your business cards for an evening of networking in an innovative atmosphere with drinks and appetizers, to include a tour of Southern Research’s Southeastern Solar Research Center (SSRC). Register

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Venue: Venue: Southern Research’s Engineering Research Center, 757 Tom Martin Dr., Birmingham, AL 35211



Watch this! BBVA Compass, MediaNet Software, and Student Collaboration for Innovation

MediaNet Software and BBVA Compass have partnered with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) iLab to challenge teams of UAB students to develop real-life applications for Apple Watch and Android smartwatches. Within an Agile Development environment, the students, guided by experienced members from BBVA Compass and MediaNet Software, delivered their ideas for these weareables. The collaboration will be showcased within Innovation Week Birmingham 2015. Register

Time: 3:00 p.m- 4:00 p.m.

Venue: Innovation Depot Training Room, 1500 First Avenue N., Birmingham, AL 35203

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